Areas of Study

When you get a Nashville State Community College degree, you get the full support of our faculty, staff, and our fellow students. But what to study? Our degrees fall into four broad areas of study. Browse around, dig in, and find the best fit for you.

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Nashville State Community College Profiles
Surgical Technology, Class of 2020
To get a great education at a decent price – I can't dispute that... And then also, I learned a lot in the process. I learned a whole lot in the program.
After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Tennessee State University, Travis found himself working under a mentor in an operating room – not exactly your typical business setting. After he found that he enjoyed the work, he heard about the Nashville State campus around the corner from him. The rest is history.

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Our Areas of Study

Find the right program for you based on your general interests. Each field has a number of specific college degrees and certificates that can lead you to success.

Student studying in library
School of Arts & Humanities
Explore the human condition through literature, language, the arts, and more. These programs focus on critical thinking and an appreciation of other cultures. With research skills and a significant understanding of the humanities, you'll leave Nashville State with effective communication skills and a greater understanding of the world around you.
Students in class
School of Business & Professional Studies
Learn to think outside the box, solve problems, work with others, and ultimately succeed in the business world. Our programs in business, management, and hospitality offer opportunities to prepare you for a career in a variety of industries from culinary to creative to legal.
Nursing students in simulation lab
School of Health Sciences
The world needs caring, diligent, and talented medical professionals. With all of these programs, you’ll be prepared to enter the medical field by providing the hands-on skills, knowledge, and mentoring you need to succeed in a fast-growing and highly demanding market.
Student working in network lab
School Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
What’s the answer behind the answer? As a STEM student, you’ll find ways to not just solve problems but to create long-term solutions across disciplines. If you’re seeking a highly-rewarding career in math, biology, physics, engineering, or computer technology, these programs are for you.

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